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Sana'a Branch of the Orient Department

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Sana'a

The Sana'a Branch arose from the Yemen Expedition of the German Archaeological Institute in 1978, and since 1996 has been a part of the newly-formed Orient Department. Its work covers archaeological, architectural, philological and art history research in Southwest Arabia up to and including the Islamic times. Research focuses on the themes 'The roots of ancient South Arabian civilization', 'Urban development in South Arabian Antiquity', 'Ancient technologies' and 'Pre-Islamic sacral architecture'.

Publications

»Archäogische Berichte aus dem Yemen«, (Archaeological Reports from Yemen) has appeared in irregular intervals since 1982.

Further Information

Telephone:

967-1-287175 967-1-287177

Fax:
967-1-485213
E-Mail:
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  • 20/03/2014 - 20/09/2014

    Ausstellung / Exposición Blick Mira!

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  • 03/06/2014 - 25/07/2014

    Ausstellung „antike Architektur im Blick”

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  • 10/05/2014 - 30/11/2014

    Das Erbe Karls des Großen 814-2014

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  • 10/07/2014

    Vortrag: Kolumbariengräber und kollektive Identität im augusteischen Rom

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Recent projects

  • 02.06.2014

    Umm el-Houl more

  • 02.04.2014

    Eh-Sayyeh / Jordan more

  • 03.02.2014

    Syrian Heritage Archive Project / Erstellung digitaler Kulturgüterregister für Syrien more

Completed projects

  • 10.01.2013

    Die Archäometallurgie des Sinai, Ägypten more

  • 31.05.2011

    Turkey, Gürcütepe more

  • 31.05.2011

    e. Archive: 9. EU-Projects more

Recent publications

  • 28.07.2014

    Epigraphische Forschungen auf der Arabischen Halbinsel more

  • 28.07.2014

    Baghdader Forschungen more

  • 04.06.2014

    Orient-Archäologie Bd. 30 more

Contact

The German Archaeological Institute (DAI) is a »scientific corporation« of the Federal Institution under the auspices of the Foreign Office. The staff of the Institute carries out research in the area of archaeology and in related fields and maintains relations with international scholars.
Furthermore, it organizes congresses, colloquia and tours, and informs the public through the media about its work.  

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